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We have scheduled a set of mid-semester workshops for faculty and instructors wrapping up this spring's courses or wishing to get an early start on next semester. This set of workshops will include an overview of the New CourseWorks (Sakai) learning management system and several specialized sessions (two of which will focus on presentations and one on managing your course files).

New Courseworks (Sakai): Getting Started
Wednesday, March 30, 2011, 11:30a - 12:45p | Details | Register Now
For instructors interested in trying out the Sakai-based, New CourseWorks course management system, this workshop will provide the basics of how to use the system to manage your course.

Beyond PowerPoint: New Ways of Looking at Educational Presentations - Part I
Thursday, March 31, 2011, 12:00p - 2:00p | Details | Register Now.
This two-hour seminar for Columbia University faculty and instructors looks at how effective digital presentations can be created using a combination of cognitive principles, design methods, and Web 2.0 technologies.

File Management: Efficiently Delivering and Collecting Files
Wednesday, April 06, 2011, 12:00p - 2:00p | Details | Register
We will explore effective techniques for sharing and collecting files with and from students using CourseWorks, New CourseWorks (Sakai), and Dropbox.com.

Beyond PowerPoint: New Ways of Looking at Educational Presentations - Part 2
Thursday, April 07, 2011, 12:00p - 2:00p | Details | Register
This two-hour workshop will focus on Prezi and VoiceThread as additional tools that faculty and students can use to develop online presentations.